No! No! Stop! Ahhhhh don’t!”
We are awoken by the shrill screams of our four-year-old son. Although his monitor sits beside our bed his voice resonates loudly through the ductwork into our third floor bedroom.
The sound of gripping fear in his voice causes my chest to tighten with lost breath as my wife and I scramble, kicking the heavy down blanket that enveloped us to the foot of the bed.